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Saturday, October 20, 2018
Norfolk County Council

Norfolk and Waveney have lost around 50 bank and building society branches in the past four years, figures have revealed.

Ad Feature: How to save for a long period of travel

Friday, October 19, 2018

Saving for a prolonged period of travel is essential, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey. And now might just be the best time to go.

Charles

Two new partners have been appointed at regional accountants Lovewell Blake.

Norwich

The owner of the building whose alarm rang for five days in Lowestoft has apologised for the irritation - but blamed his former tenants for the disruption.

Lowestoft

A 200-strong delegation from the East of England’s energy industry will head to Westminster this month to reinforce to politicians the region’s importance to the sector and the UK economy.

Peter Aldous

East Anglian builders merchant Ridgeons has been bought in a multi-million pound deal.

United Kingdom

A trailblazing Norfolk firm is set to build a new state-of-the-art pilot boat for ABP Lowestoft.

United Kingdom

An electrical store has been forced to shut its doors after 65 years of trading due to “tough economic conditions”.

The East Anglia ONE wind farm off the coast of Lowestoft is beginning to take shape. Business writer Bethany Whymark and visual specialist Antony Kelly went out to sea to see the progress.

China

Ad Feature: Could a £40 test help you to save?

Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

NHS

One of Lowestoft’s most beloved cafes has blamed its sudden closure on the rise in running costs and business rates.

Waveney District Council

A new company are to set up a marine project office which will support the new Anglia ONE offshore wind-farm in the port of Lowestoft.

United Kingdom

A £6.5m business hub has opened in Lowestoft, eight years after the site was destroyed by fire.

Ad Feature: Financial planning: how to avoid mistakes

Friday, October 5, 2018

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey says a building disaster in Bulgaria and HS2 are good metaphors for avoiding bad financial plans

European Union

The aptly named Phoenix Enterprise Park will rise from the ashes of a fire which devastated the former Wessex Foods factory site in Lowestoft, which was burned to the ground in 2010.

Matthew Hicks

East Anglian businesses have urged business secretary Greg Clark to make good on comments which suggest he could adjust business rates to better support high street retailers.

Norwich

Banks are closing across the region as customers are directed towards online banking and mobile apps. What does this mean for rural areas being left with no banks? MARC BETTS investigates.

Norwich

This week our financial columnist looks at how pensions fare across the globe – and which country is the wealthiest when it comes to their state pension

Amazon

A long-standing chief executive, who has had a “huge influence” on housing in the region, has announced his retirement.

Access Community Trust

Investment and improved accommodation quality has helped a self-catering holiday specialist bump up summer revenue from its East Anglian sites by almost a fifth.

United Kingdom

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.

Gordon Jones

An energy services company has put a £250,000 vote of confidence into a Lowestoft industrial estate where it hopes to create a new business hub.

East Coast College

In this week’s column, financial expert Peter Sharkey discusses how investors might be able to retain more of what is theirs.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Following an extended summer break, Peter Sharkey returns with his popular personal finance column – and some good news for millennials.

BBC

The Port of Lowestoft has dismissed claims by the county council that work on the Third Crossing will only have a “slight adverse” effect on business, and said that it could instead have a “significant negative impact”.

Suffolk County Council

A series of free workshops aims to give businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk the skills they need to survive and thrive in the online world.

Norwich

Archant’s Digital Decoded workshops offer a no-nonsense guide to SEO and more. Jamie Brown explains what you’ll learn at the free sessions.

Suffolk

A bar has promised to make a quick comeback after being hit with zero food hygiene rating.

Anglian Water has revealed how it wants to spend £6.5bn to protect the region’s water supplies in the coming years. Business editor Mark Shields takes a look at five things we learned from the plan.

United Kingdom

A key 4,200-tonne part of the East Anglia One wind farm has been installed 59km off the coast of Lowestoft.

United Kingdom

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